PSA went up and then down??

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   Posted 7/6/2008 5:57 AM (GMT -7)   
I have a question....Ron's PSA has gone from 0.26 to 7.5 in 3 months...on Zolodex and cassodex...then last week his PSA was 5.9??  I was surprised and of course elated ...Oncologist didn't say much ...waiting for a trend to develop but is this common??

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Date Joined Apr 2008
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   Posted 7/6/2008 6:42 AM (GMT -7)   
with PCa anything is possible. Beings that he is on treatment i would suspect that it would go down hopefully more. The oncologist will record a trend before making any further decisions as to treatment. It is a rollercoaster ride battling this demon. Hang in there and enjoy the ride down with PSA.

peace and love
My PSA at diagnosis was 16.3
age 46 (current)
My gleason score from prostate was 4+5=9 and from the lymph nodes was 4+4=8
I had 44 IMRT's
Currently on Lupron
I go to The Cancer Treatment Center of America
Married with two kids
latest PSA 5-27-08 0.11
cancer in 4 of 6 cores

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